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Kate Hoffmann

(Peggy Hoffmann)

Kate Hoffmann majored in music in college. Later she settled into a job teaching elementary school children about quarter notes and treble clefs.Kate began reading romance in 1979 when she picked up a copy of Kathleen Woodiwiss's Ashes in the Wind. She read the book from cover to cover in onevery long night and was immediately hooked on the genre. The next morning,she was standing at the door to her local Waldenbooks and when they opened,she hurried inside and asked for everything else written by Woodiwiss. Atthe same time, she found wonderful books by Rosemary Rogers, Laurie McBain,and Jennifer Blake.

Nearly 10 years later, while working as an advertising copywriter, Katedecided to try writing a romance of her own. After a history of interestingjobs in teaching, retailing, advertising, and nonprofit work, she wasdetermined to add romance author to that list. After numerous failedattempts over three years, Kate decided to forget writing historical romanceand turned to category romance. Six months later, her first story, AVagabond Heart, was finished. A year later, Harlequin bought the book afterKate won the national 1992 Harlequin Temptation contest. The book waspublished in 1993 as Indecent Exposure. Her dream of adding romance writerto her resume came true and in December of 1993 she turned off her alarmclock, shredded her pantyhose, and became a full-time writer. Since then,Kate has written numerous books for Temptation, Weddings by DeWilde,Harlequin anthologies, Love and Laughter, and Duets.

Kate lives in southeastern Wisconsin in a cozy little house in a picturesquevillage. Two cats also live with her -- Tansing, a grumpy Himalayan, andTibriz, a tortie Persian mix that she rescued from an animal shelter. Sheenjoys gardening, golf, reading, and romantic movies.
Indecent ExposureWanted: WifeLady of the NightWicked Ways
His Secret ValentineThe Honeymoon DealAll Through the NightUnexpected Angel
Legally MineHer Irish RogueSweet Revenge?
Valentine Delights (1997) (with Meryl Sawyer and Gina Wilkins)
Bridal Showers (1998) (with Ruth Jean Dale and Jule McBride)
Strangers in Paradise (2000)
Three Babies and a Bargain / Baby Bonus? (2000) (with Sandra Paul)
Unexpected Angel / Undercover Elf (2000)
Written in the Stars (2001) (with Judith Arnold and Gina Wilkins)
Terms of Engagement (2002) (with Miranda Lee)
Cinderfella / Lady of the Night (2002) (with Susan Wiggs)
Where the Nights Are Long (2003) (with Bobby Hutchinson)
The Mother's Day Collection (2003) (with Helen Dickson and Margaret Way)
Paris or Bust! (2003) (with Jacqueline Diamond and Jill Shalvis)
Five Times Trouble (2004) (with Susan Kearney)
The Midnight Hour (2004) (with Lilian Darcy and Kate Walker)
Never Naughty Enough / Warm and Willing (2005) (with Jill Monroe)
Sinfully Sweet (2006) (with Jacquie D'Alessandro and Janelle Denison)
A Fare to Remember (2006) (with Julie Elizabeth Leto and Vicki Lewis Thompson)
One-Click Buy: October Harlequin Blaze (2007) (with Carrie Alexander, Colleen Collins, Karen Foley, Jule McBride and Debbi Rawlins)
One-Click Buy: December Harlequin Blaze (2007) (with Jacquie D'Alessandro, Jennifer LaBrecque, Jill Shalvis, Jamie Sobrato and Cara Summers)
A Bundle of Valentines! (2008) (with Jacqueline Diamond, Muriel Jensen, Tara Taylor Quinn, Wendy Rosnau and Vicki Lewis Thompson)
Snowstorm Heat Bundle (2008) (with Catherine Mann and Susan Wiggs)
Sex as a Second Language / Mighty Quinns: Declan (2008) (with Jamie Sobrato)
For Lust or Money / Stripped (2008) (with Julie Elizabeth Leto)
Haunting / Mighty Quinns Ian (2008) (with Hope Tarr)
One-Click Buy: June 2009 Harlequin Blaze (2009) (with Tori Carrington, Crystal Green, Heather MacAllister, Rhonda Nelson and Cara Summers)
One-Click Buy: August 2009 Harlequin Blaze (2009) (with Lori Borrill, Tori Carrington, Kathleen O'Reilly, Joanne Rock and Jill Shalvis)
Brody / Flashback (2009) (with Jill Shalvis)
Her Sexy Valentine / Play with Me / Charmer (2010) (with Stephanie Bond and Leslie Kelly)
Teague / One Good Man (2010) (with Alison Kent)
It Must Have Been the Mistletoe... (2010) (with Rhonda Nelson and Tawny Weber)
The Charmer / Her Secret Fling (2010) (with Sarah Mayberry)
Callum / She's Got it Bad (2010) (with Sarah Mayberry)
The Drifter / Take Me If You Dare (2011) (with Candace Havens)
The Sexy Devil / Seducing a S.E.A.L. (2011) (with Jamie Sobrato)
Into the Night / Caught Off Guard (2011) (with Kira Sinclair)
The Right Bed? (2012) (with Wendy Etherington and Jule McBride)
The Mighty Quinns / Northern Renegade (2012) (with Jennifer LaBrecque)
The Mighty Quinns: Jack / Royally Claimed (2013) (with Marie Donovan)
The Mighty Quinns: Rourke / Command Performance (2013) (with Sara Jane Stone)
Harlequin Blaze October 2013 Bundle (2013) (with Susanna Carr, Leslie Kelly and Sara Jane Stone)
Harlequin Blaze December 2013 Bundle (2013) (with Leslie Kelly and Vicki Lewis Thompson)
Australian Quinns (2014)
Harlequin Blaze April 2014 Bundle (2014) (with Isabel Sharpe, Nancy Warren and Tawny Weber)
Harlequin Blaze August 2014 Bundle (2014) (with Jo Leigh, Sara Jane Stone and Vicki Lewis Thompson)
One Sizzling Eve (2014) (with Debbi Rawlins)
Harlequin Blaze November 2014 Box Set (2014) (with Katherine Garbera, Leslie Kelly and Tawny Weber)
Harlequin Blaze January 2015 Box Set (2015) (with Serena Bell, Katherine Garbera and Kelli Ireland)
Valentine DelightsBridal ShowersStrangers in ParadiseThree Babies and a Bargain / Baby Bonus?
Unexpected Angel / Undercover ElfWritten in the StarsTerms of Engagement: Wanted: Wife / Marriage in JeopardyCinderfella / Lady of the Night
Where the Nights Are LongThe Mother's Day CollectionParis or Bust!: Romancing Roxanne? /  Daddy Come Lately / Love is in the AirFive Times Trouble
The Midnight HourNever Naughty Enough / Warm and WillingSinfully Sweet: Wickedly Delicious / Constant Craving / Simply ScrumptiousA Fare to Remember: Just Whistle / Driven to Distraction / Taken for a Ride
One-Click Buy: October Harlequin BlazeOne-Click Buy: December Harlequin BlazeA Bundle of Valentines!Snowstorm Heat Bundle
Sex as a Second Language / Mighty Quinns: DeclanFor Lust or Money / StrippedHaunting / Mighty Quinns IanOne-Click Buy: June 2009 Harlequin Blaze
One-Click Buy: August 2009 Harlequin BlazeBrody / FlashbackHer Sexy Valentine / Play with Me / Charmer: The Blaze CollectionTeague / One Good Man
It Must Have Been the Mistletoe...: When She Was Naughty / Cole for Christmas / Babe in ToylandThe Charmer / Her Secret FlingCallum / She's Got it BadThe Drifter / Take Me If You Dare
The Sexy Devil / Seducing a S.E.A.L.Into the Night / Caught Off GuardThe Right Bed?The Mighty Quinns / Northern Renegade
The Mighty Quinns: Jack / Royally ClaimedThe Mighty Quinns: Rourke / Command PerformanceHarlequin Blaze October 2013 Bundle: Lying in Your Arms / The Mighty Quinns: Rourke / The Bridesmaid's Best Man / Command PerformanceHarlequin Blaze December 2013 Bundle: The Mighty Quinns: Dex / A Soldier's Christmas / Cowboys & Angels
Australian QuinnsHarlequin Blaze April 2014 Bundle: A SEAL's Kiss / Nothing to Hide / Breakaway / The Mighty Quinns: MalcolmHarlequin Blaze August 2014 Bundle: Riding Home / Dare Me / Command Control / The Mighty Quinns: RoganOne Sizzling Eve: Who Needs Mistletoe? / What She Really Wants for Christmas
Harlequin Blaze November 2014 Box Set: Christmas with a SEAL / Oh, Naughty Night! / The Mighty Quinns: Ryan / In Too CloseHarlequin Blaze January 2015 Box Set: Seducing the Marine / Wound Up / Hot and Bothered / After Midnight
One-Click Buy: July Harlequin Blaze

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